Description

Baker McKenzie's Luxembourg office is part of a global law firm, which offers a wide range of expertise and legal solutions customized to our international clients' needs. We advise clients on market-leading transactions in key industries, including banking, insurance, asset management, pharmaceuticals, oil, energy and real estate.

Baker McKenzie Luxembourg is seeking an AML / KYC Compliance Lawyer or Jurist.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the firm's KYC department (with the assistance of a Partner)
  • Perform due diligence checks on new and existing clients and monitor client transactions on a risk-based approach
  • Ensure Client documentation is timely, accurate and complete and events properly documented
  • Establishment of a dedicated database and reporting on KYC activities including new clients & new transactions and continuous supervision of existing clients & transactions
  • Perform forensic analysis / due diligence checks on new and existing client
  • Prepare KYC files for the client acceptance committee
  • Provide assistance to the business in terms of any adhoc KYC queries or ongoing project work
  • Support requests and follow-up action with the Luxembourg Bar
  • Regular updates on AML / KYC evolutions (new Directives, etc.)
  • Update the internal AML / KYC procedure when necessary
  • Conduct internal anti-money laundering training sessions

Experience Required

  • A minimum of 5 years experiences as a lawyer or in a compliance, AML / KYC client’s oriented position
  • Excellent knowledge of regulations and experience in dealing with regulators
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and time management skills
  • Highest work standards with a strong service orientation - a "client first" culture

Qualifications:

  • You have a Master degree in Law
  • You are lawyer or jurist
  • You have perfect command of both French and English
  • You are familiar with desktop tools
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-moving environment
  • You have strong organizational skills, flexibility and pro-activity